Home Repair in Cedar Grove, West Virginia
Decades ago this was a thriving mining area. Now, not so much. But the community retains a small-town character and is largely composed of residential neighborhoods that follow the flow of the Kanawha River. Many of these neighborhoods were developed in the early 1900s around coal-mining operations. These West Virginians are a strong people who have contributed much to this nation’s success.
Now, many have been left behind with disabilities and Black Lung disease. They deserve decent housing, not the often-found run-down coal camp houses, and dilapidated trailers. This is where your group can really help. Your experience will be rich and historical, as you make new friends whom you’ll never forget and make real, practical differences in someone’s life. You will be hard pressed to find a more appreciative resident than when you work for a West Virginian.
The community school where your group will stay is located in a town that embraces our participants each year we arrive. It is large and long as a traditionally designed school that used to be one of several high schools during the coal industry heyday. Plenty of classrooms with air conditioning, cozy but welcoming cafeteria, lots of space to meet as a small group are all here. The gym is huge but warm as they need to cool it with fans and ceiling vents. Don’t worry though, the valley often experiences cool breezes.